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John Lott

AKA John Richard Lott, Jr.

Born: 8-May-1958
Birthplace: Detroit, MI

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: More Guns, Less Crime

Wife: (five children)

    University: BA Economics, University of California at Los Angeles (1980)
    University: MA Economics, University of California at Los Angeles (1982)
    University: PhD Economics, University of California at Los Angeles (1984)
    Professor: Visiting, University of Chicago (1994-95)
    Scholar: Olin Fellow, University of Chicago (1995-99)
    Scholar: Senior Research Scholar, Yale Law School (1999-2001)

    US Sentencing Commission Chief Economist (1988-89)
    American Enterprise Institute
    Hoover Institution Olin Fellow (1986-87)
    Mont Pelerin Society
    National Policy Forum (1994-96)

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Author of books:
More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun-Control Laws (1998)
Are Predatory Commitments Credible Who Should the Courts Believe? (1999)
The Bias Against Guns: Why Almost Everything You've Heard About Gun Control Is Wrong (2003)
Straight Shooting: Firearms, Economics and Public Policy (2006)
Freedomnomics: Why the Free Market Works and Other Half-Baked Theories Don't (2007)

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